Guide through the Constitutional Court

1. What is the Constitutional Court?

The Constitutional Court is an independent and autonomous state authority which carries out constitutional review – it is the highest body of the judiciary for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Slovenia and a guardian of constitutionality and legality.The decisions of the Constitutional Court are binding. In relation to other state authorities, the Constitutional Court is an autonomous and independent state authority. The seat of the Constitutional Court is in Ljubljana.

Frequently Asked Questions


11. To what address should I send an application and how?

An application may be submitted in person at the Office of the Registrar of the Constitutional Court during office hours.

An application may be sent by mail to the following address: Ustavno sodišče Republike Slovenije, Beethovnova ulica 10, p. p. 1713, 1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia. Please note: if an application is bound by the time limit and it is sent by registered mail, the date the application is sent is deemed to be the date of delivery to the Constitutional Court! If an application is not sent by registered mail, it is deemed that it has been filed when it is delivered to the Constitutional Court.

An application may be sent by fax to the number: +386 (1) 2510 451.

An application that is submitted in electronic form may be sent to However, the Constitutional Court considers such application only if certain conditions are fulfilled. The conditions for filing applications in electronic form are explained in Section 12.